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of nation's busiest commuter train systems, suspended all of its service. new york city police urged resints to leave low lying neighborhoods. a lot of people, though, are staying behind because they're worried about looting. >> the snow is only adding to the misery for people who haven't had power or gas in 11 days because of sandy. the ripping winds, pounding surf and wet rain stunned people in oyster bay. that community is just one of many the on long island where power outages persist. some wonder if power will be restoer restored by thanksgiving. >> it's unbelievable to go from a hurricane to a nor'easter and driving in the snow in a week, same ten days. it's pretty unbelievable. >> utility companies are working around the clock to try to restore power and get the heat turned on as quickly as possible. >>> traveling by airplane is not easy as well there. are a new round of flight delays and cancellations. >> airlines cancelled at least 1,300 flights out of the new york area. megan, how bad is it? >> reporter: well, we're seeing about six cancellations right now up on the board. we're se
to a foot of the wind-driven heavy snow. still snowing in long island. along new york city, they had up to six to seven inches of snow as well as much of new jersey. and now locally on our radar, we had just a few areas of some flurries, a little bit of sleet activity, some sprinkles. that's pretty much ended, just getting a sprinkle here, northeastern maryland. south of salisbury getting a few flurries now, and temperatures are above freezing thankfully. but it is cold. upper 30s, wind gusting to around 15 miles an hour will increase during the afternoon, gusting 25 to 30 as we climb into the low 50s and we'll get some sunshine back during the afternoon. i'm back in ten minutes. first 4 traffic now with danella. good morning. >> good morning. still watching on the accident as you travel northbound fairfax county parkway approaching the dulles toll road. this is closer to sunrise valley drive. the northbound lanes are blocked by a three-vehicle crash in that area. still seeing delays grow as you travel northbound on fairfax county parkway. i would skip it, avoid it and take reston parkw
. the impact on one historic italian city. >>> welcome back. at 4:45 this morning, we're getting a better look caused by the deadly explosion in indiana. it killed two people and injured seven others late saturday night in indianapolis. investigators believe the explosion happened inside this home near that burned out car. the blast obliterated the house itself and the home next door. investigators are trying to determine what sparked that explosion. >> there are many explosions, accidents, and different things, but i have not seen anything with this type of destruction that happened so quickly. >> they suspect that some sort of gas leak caused the explosion. firefighters evacuated more than 200 people from the neighborhood. the explosion damaged or destroyed about three dozen homes. >>> 14 before the hour. this morning a college student is under arrest for scaring people inside a movie theater not far from where the colorado movie theater shootings happened. "the denver post" says the 17-year-old walked into a theater in boulder, colorado, last night wearing a clown hat and a mask of the joke
station. insurgents occasionally launch rockets into the city, but the weapons are not very accurate. >>> new this morning, four people in the hospital after a violent night in northeast washington. the victims are of a triple stabbing and a shooting just three miles apart. the stabbing happened at the 300 block of 51st street just after 1:00 this morning. when the police arrived, they found two women and a child with stab wounds. they are expected to be okay. no word on a suspect there. just minutes later, police got calls for shots fired in the 2000 block of "c" street. they found a man shot in the chest. he is in critical condition. no word on a motive or a suspect in that case. >>> also northeast overnight, firefighters rescued at least one person from a fire in the district. the fire broke out just after midnight in the 1700 block of benning road. firefighters say the small kitchen fire caused heavy smoke. three people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. they are expected to be okay. >>> it has been a long time coming for drivers in virginia. today is a ribbon cuttin
lines in new york city and long island, gas rationing starts this morning. they'll be able to buy gas on alternate days according to their license numbers. the odd and even system is similar to one being imposed by new jersey. >>> voters in new jersey have until 8:00 tonight to e-mail or fax their ballots. voters eligible for the extension have to request the ballots by 5:00 p.m. tuesday. the state extended the deadline for returning those ballots to make sure all requests could be verified and votes could be counted. >>> plans are under way for a huge concert in new york city to help those affected by hurricane sandy. the event at madison square garden is dubbed 12-12-12 because it falls on december 12th of this year. it's being produced by the same company who did the city's 9/11 benefit. that concert included big names like paul mccartney, jay-z, and elton john. benefits will go to the robin hood relief fund, which will help victims in new york, new jersey, and connecticut. >>> st. andrew apostle catholic church in silver spring is just one of the many churches and schools collecti
shortly after sandy ravaged new york city and crews were responding to thousands of calls. kerr apparently wasn't even home at the time. he was in albany. >>> no major concern about rhett roadways around our area. 41 degrees to get things started. tom kierein is here with our forecast. >> all i've got to say is whew, what a good thing it missed us. it's still spinning just south of nantucket. it's kind of slowing down and stalling out. actually, just in the last couple radar updates, looks like it may be drifting a little to the northwest. it has been pounding new jersey, new york, most of new england with heavy snow. many locations in connecticut have had ten, 11, 12 inches of snow, wind-driven with 60-mile-an-hour winds, and now thankfully the snow has ended. eastern long island and up into new england, they're still getting bands of heavy snow, that stretches all the way up into maine and eastern canada. this storm system is looking like a hurricane spinning away here. here's nantucket. it's just south of nantucket in martha's vineyard. there's cape cod. it does look like it may be tryi
for you right now. a attitude 5.9 earthquake hit mexico. the quake was felt in mexico city even though it hit 100 miles to the southwest. to information on damage or injuries. we'll keep you updated as soon as we get that into the newsroom. >>> take a look at this video showing a dramatic crash in massachusetts this morning. a 56-year-old emergency room doctor faces dui charges. a traffic camera shows the woman speeding through a store parking lot, jumping the curb, and over the sidewalk, crashing her suv into a car stopped at a red light. the man in the car spent a few days in the hospital with cracked ribs. police arrested the doctor on the scene. she was wearing her scrubs at the time. she has another court hearing in january. >> software company founder john mcafee says he has nothing to do with the murder of his neighbor and he is hiding from police because he claims they want to kill him. mcafee is wanted for questioning in the death of his american neighbor last weekend in belize. in a telephone interview with the associated press mcafee says he's hiding unarmed accompanied but
tom, good morning. >>> visibility not too bad. that's a live view from our hd 4 city camera. we have rain in the metro area. heavier rain off to our west. all of this traveling along a front that came through, shifted our winds to the north and west. gusty winds around 9:00. 35 miles an hour. brought a lot of leaves down. streets, sidewalks covered in leaves, slippery and wet. we have rain advancing north and east, getting pockets of more moderate rain. here's the intensity scale. any time you get it in yellows and oranges, that's moderate. northern shenandoah valley into fauquier and northwestern prince william. it's traveling north and east. going to be moving right through the area. ahead of that, areas in the light blue in the 40s. greens in the 50s. northern part of eastern shore. the chilly area is going to be arriving there over the next few hours. it's cold farther west at or below freezing. much of west virginia and into the ohio valley where temperatures are right around 30 to the 20s in parts of michigan and indiana right now. that cold air coming in on a blustery nor
moments while trapped at niagara falls. >>> how a virginia city is benefiting today from new york's canceled marathon. >>> tell us what you're going to be doing this weekend with all the great weather we're expecting. we're logged on on facebook and twitter and throughout the show. just search news 4 today. >>> a woman is recovering this morning after falling into a river near niagara falls. she was walking along the niagara gorge when she slipped and fell into the fast moving waters. rescuers found her clinging to rocks and air lifted her to safety. doctors say other than a case of hypothermia she is expected to make a full recovery. >>> with sandy's impact still lingering president obama plans to tour hard hit new york next week. the white house says the president will meet with families affected by the storm on thursday along with local lawmakers and first responders. sandy is estimated to have caused $33 billion in damage in new york state alone. it also killed more than 100 people and left millions in the dark. the president has visited the new jersey coast to view recovery e
.c. city council before any plan takes effect. >> time for weather and traffic on the ones. as you mentioned, we're starting rainy and a bit cooler. not a great day to start. >> big contrast to yesterday. it's an umbrella morning and chilly. you'll need your winter coat. a big area of rain that stretches through the carolinas, virginia, maryland, the district. right into pennsylvania, new york state, and new england. this is slowly making its way off to the east. right now through the metro area, it is all wet. east and west virginia, the northern district and maryland, these showers tracking to the north and east. the areas where you see the darker green, coming down harder in the yellow zone. moderate rain hagerstown east of frederick. that's passing northeast, should be moving through the rest of frederick county over the next half hour or so. elsewhere, just wet and chilly, and a lot of leaves came down. so the sidewalks are slippery with the rain and wind that's been gusting to around 30 miles an hour. feeling a lot colder than the 40s where we are right now. for the morning h
the other in the city of kirkuk. the blast killed seven and injured 24. at the news 4 live desk, angie goff, news 4. >>> and new from overnight, we learned a small plane crash killed three people in mississippi. the single engine plane crashed last night into a house in jackson causing a huge fire. all three pilots on board died. the person inside the home escaped with minor injuries. investigators say the plane had just taken off from a nearby airport on its way to an faa safety conference. the pilot asked permission to return to the airport shortly after takeoff, b it never made it back. >>> investigators believe gas fueled appliances may be the cause of the explosion in indianapolis. the women says she does not believe the furnace was the cause of the blast. she replaced the furnace recently and it was fine. she also smelled a strange odor but doesn't know if it was natural gas. citizens utility says they found no leaks in the neighborhood. >>> as of this morning, more than 10,000 people in long island, new york, are still without power. there's word the head of the long island power aut
, are expected to remain on track and $10 million will only be repaid to the city through sponsorsh s sponsorships. it will include a field house and medical facility and will double as a men's medical facility. a little farther to drive out. >> it's interesting because it's in a very historic part of the city. when they built things in the area in the past they have had to make sure they don't tear it some of the old there. it will be interesting to see if we see railroad tracks through the facility. >> richmond residents will be opening them with open arms? >> absolutely. >> 4:38. ahead on news 4, not a part of the procedure. the island this woman claims a doctor left in her leg during surgery. >>> why twinkies could be disappearing from store shelves forever. >>> i hate to have to deliver some bad news. >> oh, man. >> but this could be the end of a classic snack as we know it. hostess brands, which makes several treats including twinkies, said they will try to liquidate the company. employees hit the picket lines. the company filed for chapter 11 protection back in january. if the
limit is 10%. evans said the city is seeing the benefits from two decades of aggressive redevelopment and wants long-time homeowners to stay in their home. >>> a connection between at least four incidents in two nights targeting women. police say they are investigating a sex assault in a series of robberies in northeast this past friday and saturday. officers are looking for four young men driving an older red nissan mexico. >>> closing arguments today for a student facing murder charges. dominique frazier was started in 11th. defense attorneys say the stabbing was accidental. they got into a fight over loud music. a friend of the victim said frazier hit simpson and simpson had a knife and may have meant to cut frazier. she asked for a new roommate two weeks before the deadly fight. >>> their first pay raises in four years after months of intense negotiations. arbitrator ruled that they owed raises to make up for pay freezes stemming from the recession. some are as high asst 12%. it will cost $8 million at a time when they are projecting a $125 million budget shortfall. the county ack
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in the city of kirkuk. four car bombs exploded there. an hour later another parked car exploded at an army patrol west of kirkuk. also an iraqi army patrol. another car bomb exploded in central baghdad. killed one person and injured nine others. iraqi investigators believe insurgents targeted a military convoy. another car bomb exploded in a village market south of baghdad. >>> defense secretary leon panetta is offering support to the top u.s. commander in baghdad even as he's under investigation for e-mails he received. his nomination to head european command is on hold pending the investigation. >> no one should leap to any conclusions. no one should leap to any conclusions here. general allen is doing an excellent job at isap in leading those forces. he certainly has my continued confidence to lead our forces and to continue the fight. but his nomination has been put on hold as a prudent measure until we determine what the facts are. and we will. >> allen is accused of having questionable communications with jill kelley, a social liaison to a tampa air force base. it was kelly who repor
kierein's got the forecast. tom? >> delight in our eastern sky. live view from the nbc 4 hd city camera showing a thin sliver of moon in the eastern sky. mostly clear now over washington. it's in the chilly 40s with some patchy fog in the rural areas. that's going to be the story through 7:00 a.m. by noontime, the low 60s. ought to hit mid and upper 60s midafternoon with increasing clouds. rain likely moving into the metro area in the west, perhaps between 10:00 and midnight that rain moving in and continuing into tomorrow. we'll look at that and the rest of the week in ten minutes. how's traffic now, danella? >> not seeing reports of any accidents. >>> if you're traveling in prince george's county, we'll take a closer look. checking local words in clinton, port washington, as well as brandywine, nice and clear. if you're making the commute along 5 right at 301, as you head northbound, no issues. southbound as well nice and clear. connecting to the beltway, no problems at all. aaron and eun? >> thank you, danella. >>> it is now 6:12, 54 degrees. at 6:25, the story you need to hear befor
-workers say violence against cabbies is all too common. >> at nighttime, it's pretty dangerous. the city is quiet. and we want the city to at least look after our cab drivers. >> both teens are being held without bond. >>> this morning in decision 2012, the final votes are in from last week's presidential election. voters from florida, which was the final state to have a winner declared, gave the state to president obama, solidifying his already certain re-election victory. here's how the final electoral map looks. with florida's 29 electoral votes, the president raises his total to 332 over mitt romney's 206. the president defeated romney in the sunshine state by 74,000 votes. unlike some elections past, this time florida was not the state that determined which candidate won. some say the reason it took so long for florida to count those votes was because there wasn't enough time for early voting. >>> the time right now is nine minutes after 9:00. still ahead, crimes of opportunity. the extreme measures some people took to make a quick buck after superstorm sandy. >>> and the thief no o
an encampment for government troops in the southern city of dara. the explosions were followed by clashes between government and rebel forces. dara was the bir place of the uprising against syrian president bashar al assad in march of 2011. >>> the huge shakeup at the cia as director david patraeus resigned because of an extra marital affair first reported by nbc news. nbc's chris clackum has more on the retired general's surprising revelations. >> reporter: in his resignation letter to president obama david patraeus, who took over at the cia in 2011, wrote, after being married for over 37 years i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extra marital affair. such behavior is unacceptable both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours. petraeus resigns just days after his boss won re-election, but president obama accepted it, saying about petraeus and his wife holly i wish them the very best at this difficult time. >> a little too soon to tell today because how soon this was but for lack of a better term petraeus is a legend. he is one of the few generals in a
in new york city and long island, a new system of rationing will start this morning. drivers will be able to buy gas on alternate days according to license plate numbers. the odd-even fueling system is similar to the one being enforced in new jersey. >>> plans are under way for a huge concert in new york city to help those affected by hurricane sandy. the event at madison square garden is dubbed 12-12-12 because it falls on september 12th this year. it's being used by the same company who does the 9/11 benefit. that same company had big names like paul mccartney, jay-z. >>> meanwhile, people around washington are working to help victims of hurricane sandy as well. st. paul apostle in silver spring is just one of many places collecting clothes, food, cleaning supplies, and money for storm victims. today all of the donations will be packed up on a truck to be taken to new jersey this weekend. >>> metro taking advantage of the long veterans day weekend to get work done on three lines. on the orange line, buses will replace trains between east falls church and clarendon. same thing between gr
at the same time today at the navy memorial. in gaithersburg, donald waylon will deliver remarks at the city hall concert pavilion at 11:00 this morning. >>> this morning, new details are emerging about the resignation of one of our country's most decorated veterans. turns out david petraeus was not the original focus of an fbi investigation. nbc's andrea michelle first broke the story. she says she has more on the fbi's in -- how the fbi inadvertently found out about the general's affair. >> general david petraeus tumbled from the highest levels of government service after acknowledging what he called unacceptable behavior. an extramarital affair exposed bay cascading series of events that sources say started with a seemingly unrelated complaint to the fbi. triggered by e-mails from petraeus's biography paula broadwell to another woman not related to petraeus who felt she was being harassed and complained to the fbi. officials say in recent weeks, the fbi traced the e-mails to broadwell and only stumbled on the relationship with petraeus as a result. >> it's so politically sensitive that my
% of that city under water. some areas are submerged by as much as five feet. flooding is common this time of year. this year is worse than most. this is the sixth highest level of floodwaters in 140 years. the city is building movable barriers that will protect it from high tides and floodwaters, but it woen't be operational fo another two years. >> convenient svenice is so low worry venice will be completely under water in our lifetime. >> coming up on 5:21. >> tom kierein with here with our forecast. good morning. >> good morning. are you ready for another gorgeous day? >> yes. >> another mild day with much warmer than average temperatures with a southerly flow. >>> right now it's partly cloudy over virginia, maryland, the district, and the eastern shore. even though there's cloudiness over the shenandoah valley and to the west, there may be a few sprinkles in eastern garrett county, but the main area coming our way way off to our west, coming in from ohio, indiana, kentucky, tennessee. it's going to be sweeping across the area but not until this evening. right now it's chilly. we're in
an amazing season. >>> rockefeller center in new york city will soon look like christmas. >> an 80 foot tall norway spruce set to take its place. crews will remove the tree today. they cut it down yesterday in mt. olive, new jersey. that's a storm still recovering from superstorm sandy. the tree's owner said he was a little nervous that sandy had damaged the tree. but crews bundled it up with no problems. the 80th annual tree lighting ceremony scheduled to happen in two weeks. >> they draw a big crowd at rockefeller plaza. >> 'tis the season. >> i've got to get ready. >>> coming up, what u.s. leaders are saying about the top commander in afghanistan and his role in the petraeus scandal. >>> looking at the stories making headlines, right now at 5:29, the mistress of david petraeus spotted in the district after the scandal grows this morning. >>> and the spotlight on capitol hill this morning as a new report shows a pharmacy at the center of the meningitis outbreak should have been shut down a decade ago. >>> and drivers will now know how much it will cost to use the dulles toll road. good mor
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